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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The manager was absolutely rude and nasty. He was extremely unhelpful. The rooms are outdated and not very clean. Our air conditioner unit was broken. It took maintenance 2.5 hours to come look at it only to tell us that it wud be another hour before we get moved to another room. This hotel and staff cost us a night... More 

2 Thank tampatod
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

About the same price as other places in the area. Several years ago was beautifully maintained with nice gardens. Now, The furniture is so dirty we won't sit on it. Appears to have dog hair on it?? Staff apologizes and states " sorry but there is nothing I can do..". No towels for the pool. Nothing on the walls but... More 

3 Thank Ryan M

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Montauk, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed here 2 years ago and it was okay and fun. This time it was a disaster. Apparently a new company bought this resort and has not paid attention to the details. We booked on the Elysium website which apparently isn't supposed to work. We booked a 2 bedroom suite and when we got there we had a... More 

3 Thank Shawn H
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84 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has a good location and is reasonably priced. This property is in desperate need of renovation and attention to cleaning. The staff is friendly and does the best they have to work with. The wireless internet access didn't work there was mold in the shower. The owners of this hotel neeed to invest in renovation or close the... More 

1 Thank EugeneCooper
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17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Change of ownership in 2016 is taking this property downhill. Distinct feel that it is being let go. Have stayed many times over the past few years, and it had been a good value for money, but now the grim feeling will keep me away. Particular gripes - no breakfast, $10/ni. charge for parking, only 5 loungers at pool (should... More 

3 Thank bostonhj8
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I usually stay at the Grand Palm Plaza (also one of the hotels in the NBV group) when in Fort Lauderdale but decided to try something different when I had two days here at the end of a 16 day cruise. I wish I had stayed with the Plaza. First of all there are stairs, stairs and more stairs with... More 

1 Thank Glenn W
Bolingbrook, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We checked in was so nice cause the plane was late and the man that met us was so nice I was so nervous we were late he said it was not a problem very nice. We got to our room very 60's love it. The only thing bad is the rock hard bed. But the best ever is the... More 

Thank Russell L
Bogota, Colombia
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19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The rooms are ok, but the hotel is bore, very alone all the time, no body is around, it is almost like to be in a ghost hotel, not good to make friends. The internet is horrible, slow, disconnecting all the time, some times for hours. There was rats around the main pool and the exterior areas doesn't look good.... More 

3 Thank ernestoacero
Las Vegas, Nevada
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The rooms were in good condition, could use some updating but very comfortable. Pool and hot tub was very nice and the other guests were very social. Had a great time. the grounds were maintained and the rates were good

Thank Alan K
Orlando, Florida
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24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We have stayed at Elysium resort on two occasions several years apart. On our first visit, the resort was well kept, clean, had on-site management, offered cocktails and a continental breakfast. On our recent visit in July 2016, the manager was only there until 4 pm, our room was poorly furnished, there was no bath towel bar, and there were... More 

6 Thank StevenSkelley

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When exciting Fort Lauderdale is your destination, your accommodations should live up to the local legends. The Elysium Resort, Fort Lauderdale's Largest and Friendliest Clothing Optional Gay Men's Guesthouse is that place! Located just one block from the tropical shores of Fort Lauderdale Beach, the Elysium Resort, offers spacious studios and suites, detailed amenities, and a relaxed Florida atmosphere set amongst lush tropical foliage. Your hosts look forward to welcoming you! ...Everything begins at our local gay beach, where you can take in the sights while soaking up the rays! When finished at the beach, take a stroll along famed Las Olas Boulevard, visit Fort Lauderdale's Museum of Art, the Arts and Science District, Himmarshee Village, or our downtown River Walk, which are all within a 5 minute drive. Don't forget about Wilton Manors, Fort Lauderdale's "Gay City", with its large assortment of gay restaurants, shopping establishments and exciting nightlife. Your hosts look forward to welcoming you to Elysium Resort, Fort Lauderdale's Largest Gay Men's Resort, where paradise awaits... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elysium Resort

Address: 552 N. Birch Rd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range: $139 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Elysium Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Rooms by the pool are best”
 of 5 bubbles 441alank, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book at another property - nothing here is worth your money.”
 of 5 bubbles 500KenG, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“go to the galleria mall. love it. plus goto the los olas”
 of 5 bubbles anthonya410, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“This is a men's gay hotel. Poor service, friendly guest. Rooms adjacent to the pool can get loud at night.”
 of 5 bubbles LongBeachCal, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“there is no tip. It is awful”
 of 5 bubbles 756lawrenceb, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
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